English: slay

English verb 'slay' conjugated in all tenses

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Nominal Forms

Infinitive: to slay
Participle: slain
Gerund: slaying

Indicative

Present

Islay
youslay
he;she;itslays
weslay
youslay
theyslay

Perfect

Ihave slain
youhave slain
he;she;ithas slain
wehave slain
youhave slain
theyhave slain

Past

Islew
youslew
he;she;itslew
weslew
youslew
theyslew

Pluperfect

Ihad slain
youhad slain
he;she;ithad slain
wehad slain
youhad slain
theyhad slain

Future

Iwill slay
youwill slay
he;she;itwill slay
wewill slay
youwill slay
theywill slay

Future perfect

Iwill have slain
youwill have slain
he;she;itwill have slain
wewill have slain
youwill have slain
theywill have slain

Subjunctive

Present

Islay
youslay
he;she;itslay
weslay
youslay
theyslay

Perfect

Ihave slain
youhave slain
he;she;ithave slain
wehave slain
youhave slain
theyhave slain

Imperfect

Islew
youslew
he;she;itslew
weslew
youslew
theyslew

Pluperfect

Ihad slain
youhad slain
he;she;ithad slain
wehad slain
youhad slain
theyhad slain

Conditional

Present

Iwould slay
youwould slay
he;she;itwould slay
wewould slay
youwould slay
theywould slay

Perfect

Iwould have slain
youwould have slain
he;she;itwould have slain
wewould have slain
youwould have slain
theywould have slain

Imperative

youslay
weLet's slay
youslay

Progressive (Continuous) Forms

Indicative

Present

Iam slaying
youare slaying
he;she;itis slaying
weare slaying
youare slaying
theyare slaying

Perfect

Ihave been slaying
youhave been slaying
he;she;ithas been slaying
wehave been slaying
youhave been slaying
theyhave been slaying

Past

Iwas slaying
youwere slaying
he;she;itwas slaying
wewere slaying
youwere slaying
theywere slaying

Pluperfect

Ihad been slaying
youhad been slaying
he;she;ithad been slaying
wehad been slaying
youhad been slaying
theyhad been slaying

Future

Iwill be slaying
youwill be slaying
he;she;itwill be slaying
wewill be slaying
youwill be slaying
theywill be slaying

Future perfect

Iwill have been slaying
youwill have been slaying
he;she;itwill have been slaying
wewill have been slaying
youwill have been slaying
theywill have been slaying

Conditional

Present

Iwould be slaying
youwould be slaying
he;she;itwould be slaying
wewould be slaying
youwould be slaying
theywould be slaying

Perfect

Iwould have been slaying
youwould have been slaying
he;she;itwould have been slaying
wewould have been slaying
youwould have been slaying
theywould have been slaying

Verbs conjugated like slay

slay,

Additional Information

Phrasal Verbs

Etymology

O.E. slean "to smite," also "to kill with a weapon" (class VI strong verb; past tense sloh, slog, pp. slagen), from P.Gmc. *slakhanan, from base *slog- "to hit" (cf. O.N., O.Fris. sla, Dan. slaa, M.Du. slaen, Du. slaan, O.H.G. slahan, Ger. schlagen, Goth. slahan "to strike"), from PIE base from base *slak- "to strike" (cf. M.Ir. pp. slactha "struck," slacc "sword"). Modern Ger. cognate schlagen maintains the original sense of "to strike." Meaning "overwhelm with delight" (1340) preserves some of the wider rangeof meanings that the word once had, including also "to strike a spark" (O.E.).